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gill net

[′gil ‚net]
(engineering)
A net that entangles the gill covers of fish.
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The description of the fishing gillnet for white mullet, and their handling, was obtained through 65 interviews in 16 fishing communities in Cananeia, obtaining the size of the mesh used and length of the net.
Pescada Scombridae 14 Scomberomorus brashiensis Sororoca Trichituidae 51 Trichiurus lepturus Espada Family N Gear used High fishing season Peneaidae 37 Trawl Winter (Shrimps) (100%) 37 Trawl May-Jul (winter) (100%) (41%) Carcharhinidae 14 Gillnet Summer and winter and Shymidae (100%) (29%) Mugilidae 14 Gillnet Winter (100%) (58%) Sciaenidae 51 Hook and line May-Jul (winter) 14 Gillnet Summer (100%) (36%) Scombridae 14 Gillnet Winter (100%) (43%) Trichituidae 51 Gillnet, and hook Year-round and line 94%) (9.8%) Only species that were cited at least five times were included in the table.
The number of fish species (seven) in the gillnet catches from the two NW Russian lakes affected by waste water from the mining industry, Poppalijarvi and Kento, exceeded that to be found in unaffected Finnish (Rask et al., 1999; Helminen et al., 2000) or Swedish (Holmgren, 1999) oligotrophic lakes (total phosphorus < 10 [micro]g [L.sup.-1]) of the same size.
At depths of 9-11 m (the main flounder fishing depth by gillnets in summer) a positive correlation was found between water temperature at the fishing depth and CPUE in the temperature range 11-19[degrees]C, but it was not statistically significant at 95% confidence level.
Another species, the Yangtze River finless porpoise, is declining also because of gillnet entanglement, and they may number fewer than 2,000, WWF reports.
In the second instance, Ghulam Mustafa, Ghulam Sarwar, Ghulam Murtaza helped by Abdul Qayyum released a 1.5-meter long Indian Ocean humpback dolphin, which was entangled in their gillnet while they fished along Balochistan's coast on Sunday.
For these reasons, we investigated the distribution and magnitude of hawksbill bycatch in artisanal lobster gillnet fisheries on rocky reefs along the Pacific coast of Central America to provide a better understanding of threats confronting the species in the region.
In Santander and Samboan, BFAR-7 will be handing each over three units of drift gillnet amounting to P22,070 each.
Ten dead vaquita have been found since then, with all deaths (where cause of death could be determined) caused by drowning in gillnets.
Five age classes of kokanee salmon were observed during spawning in the fall (combined results from all bottom gillnet and the 29-30 October 2003 vertical gillnet samples) in Florence Lake.
Caption: A fisherman holds a vaquita that died after becoming entangled in a gillnet in the Gulf of California.
In another incident, fishermen led by Ameer Badshah, the captain of a tuna fishing boat, safely managed to release a two-metre-long pantropical spotted dolphin which was entangled in their gillnet, in the Indus canyon about 176 kilometre southeast of Karachi, on Tuesday.